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How Librarians Work to Protect Your Privacy

Librarians have long been interested in member privacy. It starts with the ALA's Library Bill of Rights, where it is stated that "Libraries should ...

Go-To Productivity Tools to Make the Most of Your Day

Go-To Productivity Tools to Make the Most of Your Day

Anyone who reads this blog or others (Lifehacker for one) knows that many online productivity tools are out there to help you make ...

How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce…Soon

How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce...Soon

Online shopping is about to get a whole lot easier. If that phrase scares you and your wallet, you're not alone. Browse, add ...

Disaster visualization from Accenture Technology Labs

Data Roundup: What it Takes To Be a Data Scientist

Big data and data science are the new buzzwords, and they are becoming more popular when looking for a career. According to ...

Finding Balance as a Distance Student

Finding Balance as a Distance Student

With globalization and advances in technology, there are so many opportunities to learn different skills or go in different directions, and too ...

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How Librarians Work to Protect

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Go-To Productivity Tools to Make the Most of Your Day

Go-To Productivity Tools to Make

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How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce…Soon

How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce...Soon

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Disaster visualization from Accenture Technology Labs

Data Roundup: What it Takes

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Finding Balance as a Distance Student

Finding Balance as a Distance

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| September 19, 2014

How Librarians Work to Protect Your Privacy

Image: "They're Watching" by Paul Frankenstein on Flickr https://flic.kr/p/em1j8d

Librarians have long been interested in member privacy. It starts with the ALA’s Library Bill of Rights, where it is stated that “Libraries should cooperate with all persons and groups concerned with resisting abridgment of free expression and free access to ideas.” The ALA understands that privacy is essential to the full exercise of the freedoms of → Read More

| September 18, 2014

Taking Data and Making Music: The U.S. Open Sessions Feat

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What do you get when you combine the best tennis players in the world, an inventive music producer, an algorithm, and the IBM Cloud? You get the U.S. Open Sessions, an experimental music endeavor that took data from tennis matches and, in real time, turned it into music (by the way, turn your volume up). → Read More

| September 18, 2014

Go-To Productivity Tools to Make the Most of Your Day

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Anyone who reads this blog or others (Lifehacker for one) knows that many online productivity tools are out there to help you make the most of your work (or school) day. As a new blogger on this site and a librarian at a nearby public research university, I have tried many of these tools, some to → Read More

| September 17, 2014

How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce…Soon

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Online shopping is about to get a whole lot easier. If that phrase scares you and your wallet, you’re not alone. Browse, add to cart, enter information, and as soon as the next day you can receive your online shopping order. That’s the world of online shopping as we see it today, but as reported last → Read More

| September 17, 2014

Data Roundup: What it Takes To Be a Data Scientist

Disaster visualization from Accenture Technology Labs

Big data and data science are the new buzzwords, and they are becoming more popular when looking for a career. According to an article in Tech Republic, though, the job is not for everyone. Data scientists should be passionate about data in all walks of life, and should love to figure out ways to solve → Read More

| September 16, 2014

Technology and Culture: littleBits and Libraries

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Welcome to the first of hopefully many Technology & Culture posts, a new regular feature on Information Space! This July, I had the opportunity and privilege to interact with some of the other MLIS students who are completing their Master’s degrees online. All of us came from different regional areas, library types, and walks of → Read More

| September 16, 2014

Finding Balance as a Distance Student

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With globalization and advances in technology, there are so many opportunities to learn different skills or go in different directions, and too little time to pursue all of them. As an anecdote:  This last week has marked both the end of my first month at a new, non-tech/library-related job and the first week of classes → Read More

| September 15, 2014

Apple’s iPhone: How Much Revenue Does it Really Produce?

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The iPhone is very popular and powerful. If you send a message and it does not go through as an iMessage, that’s very rare. The green text bubbles are very few and far between (meaning that most people are using the iPhone). However, just how much money does the iPhone generate for Apple? In the → Read More

| September 15, 2014

Hack Upstate Presents: Hacking CNY Fall 2014

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For the last two years, Hack Upstate has worked towards one clearly defined mission: to unite and facilitate collaboration among the greater Upstate New York hacker community. With Hack Upstate IV less than three weeks away, we’re excited to continue to grow with the CNY tech community. But, Hack Upstate is one of many great → Read More

| September 12, 2014

What I Did This Summer (And How To Join Me Next Year)

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Summertime is always the big time for extra plans. Over the summer some iSchool students completed satisfying internships, some students went on a library tour of the Great Libraries of Florence…and I went to conferences. I won’t lie–I was envious of those who went to Florence, but my work schedule wouldn’t permit this. I spent → Read More